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Buildout extension providing basic authentication support

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This buildout extension allows your buildouts to use ${buildout:extends} or eggs that are protected by basic auth. The minimum configuration:

extensions = isotoma.buildout.basicauth

Any downloads that require basic auth will now prompt for a username and password. It will be stored in a secure keyring if one is available. If your credentials are in .pypirc they will be detected and used.

You can provide credentials to the extension via builout, for non-interactive situations. For example:

credentials =
interactive = no

uri =
username = user
password = chunky

Each of the credentials parts provides authentication details for a different uri. The part must contain a uri, user and password to be used by the extension.

The “interactive” option determines whether or not fetcher methods can prompt the user for input.


0.0.7 (2013-07-30)

  • Read basicauth:credentials option from ~/.pypirc.

0.0.6 (2013-04-18)

  • Remove the hard-dependency on python-keyring

0.0.5 (2012-09-14)

  • Support usernames and passwords with ‘/’ in them.

0.0.4 (2012-07-28)

  • Restore pytho2.4 support.

0.0.3 (2012-07-28)

  • Force download to happen straight away so we can handle retries for buildout.

0.0.2 (2012-07-28)

  • Fix injection of credentials in urlretrieve

0.0.1 (2012-07-27)

  • Disable keyring backend until we can support it on python2.4

0.0.0 (2012-07-27)

  • Initial release

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